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Manufacturing Investment Surplus

Created on April 5, 2016

Manufacturing Investment Surplus

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Read the original report, "Washington Politicians Aren’t Telling the Truth About Trade," by Bryan Riley.

Over the past 15 years, U.S. companies have invested $739 billion in international manufacturing, but other nations have invested $1.35 trillion in U.S. manufacturing operations, generating a $614 billion surplus for the U.S.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. International Financial Transactions for Direct Investment.

Tags: manufacturing, trade, surplus, investment